Woman threatened with knife in Holloway

A woman was followed and threatened with a knife in Holloway on Saturday night.

Police said the 23-year-old victim noticed a man walking a short distance behind her and, as she entered a residential block in George’s Road, the suspect pursued her and when he threatened her with a knife she screamed and he made off.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned European man, aged between 35 and 40, 5ft10ins tall. At the time of the incident he was wearing a navy blue baseball cap, navy hooded jumper and dark jeans.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect should call Det Con Steve Porter on 020 7421 0150 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.